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Address: in Linlithgow off the M9 | Sulisker, Boghall, Linlithgow EH49 7GR, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 (0)1506 842 896
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Description: The magnificent ruins of Linlithgow Palace are set in a park beside a...
The magnificent ruins of Linlithgow Palace are set in a park beside a loch. Most of the Stewart kings lived here and numerous renovations to the palace's grand facades and chambers were carried out as each sought to create the ideal modern palace.
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Good Value for Money in a tranquil setting

If you are lucky and manage to time it right you will see a short play relating to Mary queen of Scots. The volunteers will baffle you with the history

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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Arbroath
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

If you are lucky and manage to time it right you will see a short play relating to Mary queen of Scots. The volunteers will baffle you with the history

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Blind River, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We almost did not stop here because we had a long way to travel that day and other sites to see. Ended up spending several hours going floor to floor around each section of the palace. The information boards were excellent and helped to orient you. You are able to go to the top of some of the towers for... More 

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Visited on a Saturday, there were some visitors but not too many. There was also a wedding going on, which was quite nice. The castle is well preserved and interesting to explore. There is also a short walking trail around the nearby lake.

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Bath, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Linlithgow Palace was a revelation - we are so glad we visited. As usual, the Historic Scotland staff was top notch. The importance and history of this site is not to be missed.

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Nogent-sur-Oise, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Awesome staff, very welcoming. The Palace in itself is a very nice place to visit, and definitely worth it!

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Edinburgh
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Having Historic Scotland memberships we have been to Linlithgow Palace a good few times. Not only is it set in lovely surroundings but it is so interesting and fun to walk around and the staff are great. When the kids get tired of all that history there is also a wee park on the grounds for them to play in.

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West Lothian
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Visited the Scotch Hop in the Palace and it was cold but lovely night. Not only were we able to dance but you could investigate the Palace itself even going up to Queen Margaret's Bower with fantastic views over Linlithgow. Well organised and well worth the visit. People from all over the world from Canada to India, Phillipines to Switzerland... More 

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Lake Worth, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We had a really fun day at the Jousting Faire at Linlithgow Palace. A wonderful place to bring the whole family, and the place was packed with children, and some dressed as princesses and knights. We watched the jousting, with all the cheering crowds, and enjoyed the spectacle. Beautiful horses by the way. There were also lots of tents around... More 

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We took our 3 year old nephew for a visit. We took out the membership on our way in which is brilliant value for money. It works out at £7.24 for the month for two adults and up to 6 kids. The little guy loved the palace. He had us up and down the stairs and into each room wondering... More 

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Visited on a Sunday and car park down the hill from it wasn't busy and it was also free as it was a Sunday. Upon walking up to the palace you get a good view of the surrounding area. Palace is cheap to enter and when through it, even though it's all ruins it's good to look around and read... More 

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Address: in Linlithgow off the M9 | Sulisker, Boghall, Linlithgow EH49 7GR, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 (0)1506 842 896
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